Happy New Year!: This week in Ms. Alba’s Class 1.7-1.11

AP Seminar: Period 1

Monday: 1.) Death by Powerpoint 2.) Group Check In: Where are you at? Where do you want to be by Friday? 3.) H.W. Prepare for TIMED WRITE by Finishing Body Paragraph Outline Checklist

Tuesday: Timed Write

Wednesday: Peer Revision

Thursday: Type New Draft of IRR Body Paragraphs

Friday: 1.) Revise Final Draft 2.) H.W. Conclusion and Call to Action

Mexican American Literature: Period 2, 6

Monday: Zoot Suit by Luis Valdez Pre-Preading: Research Teams on Luis  Valdez, Teatro Campesino, and Zoot Suit Riots.

Tuesday: II. Reading: Complete Cornell Notes as you watch Zoot Suit Riots a documentary from PBS Series American Experience.

WednesdayPost Reading: Students will write a paragraph that describes the historical context of Luis Valdez’s play, Zoot Suit. 

Thursday: 1.) Pre-reading: “Zoot Suit” Notes, Teatro Campesino and Luis Valdez 2.)  Reading: Play and Analysis Map

Friday: Zoot Suit Post-Reading: Students will write an essay which summarizes the play and analyzes the symbolic value of the play’s protagonist.

English 3P Honors: Period 3 & 4

Monday: 1.) Progress Check 3.1 Peer Revision 2.) H.W. Read Ch. 17-21 by Friday 1.11!

Tuesday: 1.) The Scarlet Letter Chapter Summaries Check In 2.) Scarlet Letter Literature Circles 3.) H.W. Complete Emerson Philosophical Chairs

Wednesday: Ralph Waldo Emerson Philosophical Chairs

Thursday: Introduction to Henry David Thoreau 2.) Read from “Walden” pp. 207-216

Friday: The Scarlet Letter Literature Circles Ch. 17-21